Buckeye, Indiana

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Buckeye
Unincorporated community
Buckeye is located in Indiana
Buckeye
Buckeye
Coordinates: 40°41′28″N 85°21′14″W / 40.69111°N 85.35389°W / 40.69111; -85.35389Coordinates: 40°41′28″N 85°21′14″W / 40.69111°N 85.35389°W / 40.69111; -85.35389
Country United States
State Indiana
County Huntington
Township Salamonie
Elevation 860 ft (260 m)
ZIP code 46792
FIPS code 18-08830[1]
GNIS feature ID 431742[2]

Buckeye is an unincorporated community in Salamonie Township, Huntington County, Indiana.

History[edit]

Buckeye had its start in the year 1879 by the building of the railroad through that territory.[3] A post office was established at Buckeye in 1879, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1920.[4]

Geography[edit]

Buckeye is located at 40°41′28″N 85°21′14″W / 40.69111°N 85.35389°W / 40.69111; -85.35389.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  2. ^ "Buckeye, Indiana". Geographic Names Information System, U.S. Geological Survey. Retrieved 2009-10-10. 
  3. ^ Bash, Frank Sumner (1914). History of Huntington County, Indiana: A Narrative Account of Its Historical Progress, Its People, and Its Principal Interests. The Lewis Publishing Company. p. 154. 
  4. ^ "Huntington County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 18 October 2014.